#4: A Brush With Sir Elton

#4: A Brush With Sir Elton

The movie about Elton John, Rocket Man, reminded me of a story John once told me. And since I actually have a moment to share it, I thought I would. We had been discussing embarrassing moments when John mentioned that he had once performed with the Elton John. He...
“Starry Eyes” & The Stiff Tour

“Starry Eyes” & The Stiff Tour

Ever wonder how “Starry Eyes” became a hit? It was no accident. Rather, it was right place, right time. The guys in The Records knew Dave Robinson, head of Stiff Records, long before they had a record deal with Richard Branson and Virgin Records. “Robo” as...
Story #1 – John, Harmony Bands & The Sweet

Story #1 – John, Harmony Bands & The Sweet

As promised, here’s the first of many stories John shared with me. If my memory is faulty and you happen to have been there, please feel free to write me with a correction or simply add it in the comment section below. John & the Cover Band Many years ago, before...